Understand how rental property investment works

Find the right investment property for you. Here’s how to buy on Roofstock

See how buying a property works

Cash or Financing?

  • How much do you want to spend?
  • How much do you want to put down?
  • Are you financing or paying with cash?



Use custom filters to tailor your search by list price, desired return, location and more.

Sign up for alerts and be one of the first to get notified when a matching property becomes available.


Set up custom filters and alerts based on your investing criteria.



Review details and learn more about the property.

  • Pictures, floor plans, 3-D tour, 3-D model, curb view
  • Property inspection & valuation, title report & insurance quote
  • Interactive tools for visualizing return and cost estimates


Check out

Making an offer is free. If your offer is accepted, Roofstock charges a marketplace fee equal to 0.5% of the contract price or $500, whichever is higher.

Buy Now

Make an offer at full list price and proceed through checkout. This will take a property off the market so no one else can buy it.


Make an offer to see if you can get a better price. You’ll be notified when the seller makes a decision.

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    Connect with providers

    During the closing period, we’ll help you finalize your partners for lending, insurance and property management.

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    Transact with ease

    Closing typically takes around 15 days if you’re paying cash and 30 days if you’re financing.



Our service and transaction team guides you through escrow until the place is officially yours.


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